Things to do in Scottsdale

Things to do near Talking Stick Resort:

Butterfly Wonderland – approx. 3 minutes from Talking Stick Resort |

Butterfly Wonderland transports guests of all ages to the rainforest by immersing them in the world of butterflies and other rainforest animals. Learn about Monarch migration in a captivating 3D movie, observe live chrysalis as they emerge naturally into beautiful butterflies, spend ample time strolling through the conservatory with the butterflies, get up close to unique reptiles that inhabit rainforests across the world, and even indulge in edible insects!

OdySea Aquarium – approx. 3 minutes from Talking Stick Resort |
OdySea Aquarium, located in Scottsdale, is America’s newest aquarium and was recently voted Kids Best Indoor Entertainment. This multi-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than 2 million gallons of water and is the largest aquarium in Arizona. OdySea Aquarium offers an educational, interactive and entertaining experience for guests of all ages by combining theme-park style amusement with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life. OdySea Aquarium features more than 65 exhibits, 370 species, the world’s only Russian Sturgeon touch exhibit as well as 2 Stingray touch exhibits and a tide touch pool! OdySea is also home to Voyager, where guests take their seats in a stadium-seating style theatre with 46 ft. viewing windows for the “world’s only revolving aquarium experience.

Top Golf – approx. 3 minutes from Talking Stick Resort |
Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games.

Mavrix – approx. 5 minutes from Talking Stick Resort |
Mavrix is an entertainment destination featuring 22 bowling lanes, 85 arcade games, a state of the art laser tag arena, billiards tables, dozens of 4K televisions, 1,500 square feet of meeting and event space, and a 5,000-square-foot restaurant and bar featuring a chef curated menu, craft beers and custom cocktails.

Octane Raceway – approx. 5 minutes from Talking Stick Resort |
America’s Best Kart Racing! Octane Raceway features a 1/3 mile indoor/outdoor track, 45+ mph karts, Velocity VR, Brickyard Bar & Grill, mini-bowling, arcade, and event rooms. Corporate events and private parties from 10 – 500.

Fox Cigar Bar – approx. 13 minutes from Talking Stick Resort |
The latest concept in the Fox Cigar Bar lounge experience is placed in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. With an open design plan we provide custom leather chairs, high tops, bar seating and a pleasant outdoor patio. It’s our attempt to provide the vibrant Scottsdale area with old-time-charm without sacrificing any of the amenities.

Puzzle Rides – approx. 13 minutes from Talking Stick Resort | Group Puzzle Rides
We took an escape room, mixed it with a treasure hunt, and put it on a golf cart! Your private, outdoor experience includes a Puzzle Master to drive you from multiple clue locations all around Old Town Scottsdale to your final destination – but you only have 75 minutes in which to do it! Adventures include Hijacked by Science, Wild West Heist, Pirate’s Treasure Adventure and the only-after-dark Ghost Riders. Up to five people can ride per cart; larger groups can book customized Puzzle Rides for their special event! Great for everyday fun, birthdays, bachelorette and more. Ages 5 and up.

Arizona Party Bike – approx. 16 minutes from Talking Stick Resort | Arizona Party Bike Information
Arizona locals can’t get enough of the party bike and neither will you. Pedal and party on Arizona’s #1 party bike experience! With a premium sound system and adult beverages legal on board, the party bike is perfect for special events, birthdays, bachelor and bachelorette parties, partying with your friends, company teambuilders, family reunions, or just for fun! Reserve a private party or pub crawl seats today!